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Pound slips after Luxembourg PM's Brexit remarks
The pound has slipped further from last week's gains after remarks by Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel directed at Boris Johnson.
'Locked and loaded': Trump warns Iran as oil prices surge over Saudi drone attacks
Global oil prices surged by nearly 20% following the bombing of two massive Saudi energy plants.
Defence giant Cobham agrees £4bn US private equity takeover
US private equity firm Advent International has won its battle to buy defence and aerospace group Cobham for $5bn (£4bn), joining a growing list of overseas suitors taking advantage of the weak pound to pick up highly-rated British companies.
Where does the world's oil come from and what's the impact of an attack in the Middle East?
The attack on Saudi Arabia's largest petroleum-processing facility over the weekend struck at the heart of one of the most important oil-producing regions in the world: the Middle East.
Aldi suffers 26% profit drop but promises growth
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has announced that its operating profits fell by 26% to £197.9m last year, as the company invested heavily in the face of fierce competition.
Goldman-backed fibre broadband venture takes Holliday as chair
The former chief executive of National Grid will this week be named as the chairman of the ultrafast broadband network vying to become BT Group's biggest British rival.
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in face of 2,000 opioid lawsuits
Purdue Pharma, the embattled US drugmaker accused of helping to fuel the opioid drug crisis, has filed for bankruptcy in the face of more than 2,000 lawsuits across the country.
Consortium powers up bid for stake in £6bn nuclear fleet
A consortium of infrastructure funds is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the UK's £6bn ageing fleet of nuclear power stations amid growing concerns about their reliability.
1,400 jobs at risk as 'Boris bus' maker holds rescue talks
The Ballymena-based 'Boris Bus' maker Wrightbus will this weekend hold last-ditch talks with a prominent Irish transport executive in a bid to stave off collapse.
London Stock Exchange spurns £30bn takeover bid by Hong Kong rival HKEX
The London Stock Exchange has firmly rejected an unsolicited takeover bid by its Hong Kong rival, citing "fundamental flaws" in the £30bn offer.